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Edelbrock Performer question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by odoa3, Jun 7, 2005.

  1. odoa3

    odoa3 1/2 ton status

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    Does anyone know if the Performer series carb is considered a square bore? I am trying to find a rebuild kit for the 1406 and seem to be coming up with only rebuild kits for square bore carbs.
    Thanks.
     
  2. blazinzuk

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    FIY in a squarebore carb all the holes on the bottom of the carb are the same size spreadbore carbs have two different sizes I am pretty sure preformers are in fact squarebore.
     
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    What he said....
     
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    Yes, those are square bore.
     
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    Thanks guys, wasn't really sure what designated a carb a square bore.
     
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    I am pretty sure that all Edelbrock Performer carbs use the same rebuild kit. I did mine about two years ago, it is really easy. Also lower the float level to 7/16's and add the off road needles and seats. It makes a night and day difference.
     
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    I have the offroad kit sitting here ready to go. Thanks for the float info. :thumb:
     

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